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Technical Animator - Internship

Technical Animation / Quebec / Internship
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With multiple awards to our name, Larian Studios has proven that we’re dedicated to delivering high-quality role-playing games. We strive to engage our players on every level with animations that are innovative and fun to watch!We’re now looking for the most logical thinking and tech-savvy of talents to help us speed up the production of gameplay animations and maintain our increasingly complex animation systems. With your wits and skills we will succeed in an increasingly intricate world.

Technical Animator - Internship

Responsibilities

  • Assist animation prototyping and work closely with gameplay programmers;
  • Proficient in rigging and skinning characters, creatures and faces;
  • Some knowledge of programming (MEL, Python) is considered a must; C#, C++ or others is a bonus;
  • Provide workflow-enhancing toolsets and aids as necessary such as script functionality, process documentation and ‘How-To’ Wikis;
  • Maintain the day-to-day technical efficiency of the work pipeline, trouble-shooting the processes involved;
  • Redact documents for suggested technical solutions or new pipelines;
  • Integrate animations and support animators with integration of their animations into the game;

Requirements

  • Knowledge in authoring of animation trees and state machine in Unreal Engine or Unity;
  • Good skills in Maya; knowledge in Motion Builder is a plus;
  • Proficiency in keyframe animation; mocap cleaning a bonus;
  • Fluent English, both written and spoken, is a must.
  • Good communication and organizational skills;
  • A strong work ethic, initiative and above all else humility is required;
  • The maturity to give and receive constructive criticism is expected;

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